The table below looks at the statistics for STL skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited STL over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Template Library (STL)
Rank 400 344 347
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +3
Contract jobs citing STL 43 91 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.39% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 1.21% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 62 74
Median daily rate £613 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £325 £533
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £34.63 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+18.41% -4.48%
STL
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7936 7513 7422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.75% 32.05% 30.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5889 5591 5370
Median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 50 38
Median hourly rate £46.50 £22.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.26% -44.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.55 £19.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £44.40 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

STL
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing STL as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

STL Jobs Demand Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Daily Rate Trend in London

STL
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing STL across the London region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

STL Daily Rate Histogram in London

STL
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing STL across the London region.

STL Hourly Rate Trend in London

STL
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing STL within the London region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +18 8 £650 +4.00% 7
Hayes - 1 - -
STL
England

STL
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing STL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for STL.

1 90 (97.83%) C++
2 69 (75.00%) SQL
3 58 (63.04%) Unix
4 55 (59.78%) Linux
4 55 (59.78%) OO
5 54 (58.70%) Oracle
6 44 (47.83%) Python
7 41 (44.57%) Release Management
8 39 (42.39%) Perl
9 38 (41.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 37 (40.22%) OLTP
11 36 (39.13%) Software Engineering
12 26 (28.26%) SDLC
13 24 (26.09%) Oracle Database
13 24 (26.09%) Database Tuning
14 22 (23.91%) Multithreading
15 20 (21.74%) Windows
16 17 (18.48%) Java
17 15 (16.30%) Finance
18 14 (15.22%) OOD
19 13 (14.13%) ObjectStore
19 13 (14.13%) Front Office
19 13 (14.13%) WebSphere MQ
19 13 (14.13%) WebSphere
19 13 (14.13%) Django
19 13 (14.13%) ZeroMQ
19 13 (14.13%) Twisted
20 12 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 11 (11.96%) MySQL
22 9 (9.78%) Swing

STL
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (14.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.17%) MS Project
1 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (40.22%) OLTP
2 24 (26.09%) Oracle Database
3 13 (14.13%) ObjectStore
4 11 (11.96%) MySQL
5 3 (3.26%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (16.30%) Finance
2 13 (14.13%) Front Office
3 7 (7.61%) Banking
4 3 (3.26%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.17%) Back Office
5 2 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 89 (96.74%) Developer
2 82 (89.13%) C++ Developer
3 25 (27.17%) Unix Developer
4 24 (26.09%) Oracle Developer
5 22 (23.91%) Linux Developer
6 17 (18.48%) C++/Java Developer
6 17 (18.48%) Java Developer
7 15 (16.30%) Python Developer
8 11 (11.96%) MySQL Developer
9 7 (7.61%) Quantitative Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 4 (4.35%) Low Latency C++ Developer
11 2 (2.17%) DevOps Manager
11 2 (2.17%) Front Office C++ Developer
11 2 (2.17%) Front Office Developer
11 2 (2.17%) Perl Developer
11 2 (2.17%) Project Manager
12 1 (1.09%) Consultant
12 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (41.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 13 (14.13%) Django
2 13 (14.13%) Twisted
2 13 (14.13%) WebSphere MQ
2 13 (14.13%) ZeroMQ
3 9 (9.78%) CSS
3 9 (9.78%) EJB
3 9 (9.78%) HTML
3 9 (9.78%) J2EE
3 9 (9.78%) JSP
3 9 (9.78%) Swing
3 9 (9.78%) Web Services
3 9 (9.78%) XML
3 9 (9.78%) XML Schema
3 9 (9.78%) XSLT
4 4 (4.35%) Middleware
5 3 (3.26%) RESTful
5 3 (3.26%) Spring
6 1 (1.09%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.52%) Algorithms
3 6 (6.52%) Fixed Income
4 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.35%) Derivative
6 3 (3.26%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.17%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (2.17%) Equities
7 2 (2.17%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.09%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 58 (63.04%) Unix
2 55 (59.78%) Linux
3 20 (21.74%) Windows
4 1 (1.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (59.78%) OO
2 41 (44.57%) Release Management
3 36 (39.13%) Software Engineering
4 26 (28.26%) SDLC
5 24 (26.09%) Database Tuning
6 22 (23.91%) Multithreading
7 14 (15.22%) OOD
8 9 (9.78%) UML
9 8 (8.70%) Electronic Trading
9 8 (8.70%) Low Latency
10 7 (7.61%) Algorithmic Trading
11 6 (6.52%) Risk Management
12 5 (5.43%) High-Frequency Trading
12 5 (5.43%) Regression Testing
12 5 (5.43%) Unit Testing
12 5 (5.43%) Validation
13 4 (4.35%) Analytics
13 4 (4.35%) High Availability
14 2 (2.17%) DevOps
14 2 (2.17%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 90 (97.83%) C++
2 69 (75.00%) SQL
3 44 (47.83%) Python
4 39 (42.39%) Perl
5 17 (18.48%) Java
6 9 (9.78%) JavaScript
7 8 (8.70%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.17%) C#
9 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.43%) MiFID
Vendors
1 54 (58.70%) Oracle
2 5 (5.43%) Solace
3 3 (3.26%) Cognizant
4 2 (2.17%) SmartStream
4 2 (2.17%) Thunderhead
5 1 (1.09%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.09%) Reuters
5 1 (1.09%) Sophis
5 1 (1.09%) TIBCO
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